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Archive for January, 2014

Reports conflict on impact of tax incentive for film industry

Monday, January 20th, 2014

The N.C. Department of Commerce now has conflicting reports on its hands

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‘The Color Purple’ debates prompts policy revision discussion

Monday, January 20th, 2014

Last month, the board voted to keep Alice Walker's novel, “The Color Purple” in schools even after a hot public debate. But that decision made school board leaders rethink their policies for challenging school materials.

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Fatal teen shooting could have been gang related, friend says

Monday, January 20th, 2014

According to New Hanover County dispatch, police responded to a call of shots fired at the 600 block of N. 10th street.

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Crowds line new route for Wilmington’s MLK Day Parade

Monday, January 20th, 2014

WILMINGTON, NC (WWAY) — It was a family affair at this year’s Martin Luther King Jr. Day Parade.

Kids cozied up to mom and dad as marching bands, dancers, and churches made their way through downtown Wilmington to celebrate Dr. King’s legacy.

The parade, which traveled down N. 3rd St. and back up N. 4th St., filled downtown with entertainment and a left a lasting message: equality for all.

“We keep the dream alive that Martin Luther King strived for us to have today,” parade spectator Joseph Corbett said. “We have whites, blacks, Spanish, all types of different nationalities out here today. It’s a good thing. It’s a good day, and it’s a blessed day that we can live to see this day.”

Corbett says the MLK Day Parade helps unite the community by bringing people of all walks of life together for an uplifting day of hope, freedom and peace; all things King strived for in his 39 years of life.

This year’s parade was a little different. It moved from to 3rd and 4th streets after one year on N. Front St.


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First Alert Weather: next harsh winter blast set to arrive Tuesday night

Monday, January 20th, 2014

An arctic cold front will pass through the area Tuesday evening and bring a sharp drop in temperatures and wind chill values!

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